18 up for the Bi Lammy

A record 18 nominations have come in for the 2007 Bisexual Lammy Award. In case anyone thought last year was a fluke when we had 12 nominees.. we have more than repeated our numbers, we have topped them!

Books are nominated by their authors or publishers. Judges will choose the finalists and winner soon. For more info on the Lammys see www.lambdaliterary.org/awards/guidelines.html

Nominations received in the bisexual category were – in no particular order:

Non Fiction
1. Becoming Visible: Counseling Bisexuals Across the Lifespan, edited by Beth Firestein (Columbia University Press, May, 2007)
2. Bisexual Women: Friendship & Social Organization by M. Paz Galupo, PhD.
(Harrington Park Press, 2007)
3. Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics by Jennifer Baumgardner
(Farrar Straus Giroux, February 6, 2007)
4. Include Me Out by Farley Granger (St. Martin’s Press, March 6, 2007)
5. Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence by Rebecca Walker (Riverhead Books, (March 22, 2007)
6. Somewhere in the Double Rainbow: Representations of Bisexuality in Post-Apartheid Novels by Cheryl Stobie (University of Kwala Zule-Natal Press, 2007)

Fiction
7. The Mandrake Broom by Jess Wells, (Firebrand Books, 2007)
8. Landing by Emma Donoghue (Harcourt, May 7, 2007)
9. The Tourists, by Jeff Hobbs (Simon & Schuster, April 24, 2007)
10. The Note by John Portera (AuthorHouse, August 4, 2007)
11. Wolf Tales III by Kate Douglas, Aphrodisia (January 1, 2007)
12. Wolf Tales IV by Kate Douglas, Aphrodisia (June 26, 2007)
13. Split Screen: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies / Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies by Brent Hartinger, HarperTeen (January 30, 2007)
14. Lord Carabas by James Buchanan, Phaze, Feb 2007
15. The Chat Room and Other Latino Plays by Leo Cabranese-Grant, Floricanto Press (September 10, 2007)
16. What if It Feels Good? by D.J. McLaurin (Taylor Nicole Publishing, 2007)
17. Summer Club & The Creatures by James A. Richards (GLB Publishers, 2007)
18. Crossdressing by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Cleis Press, 2007)

The USA bis who lobbied last year to get a bi category started sent thanks to everyone who helped to locate books and round up nominations!